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# bangladesh - Sunday 28 April, 2013

100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found Bangladesh This post contains images

100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found

Plus, the devastating images from the scene.

UPDATE: Police arrest owner of Bangladesh factory

The death toll has now reached 363 but is expected to rise.

No more 'cries for help' as hopes for survivors fade at Bangladesh building

The death toll in the building collapse has now reached 363 but it is expected to increase.

# bangladesh - Saturday 27 April, 2013

'Stench of dead bodies is so strong' says Bangladesh building rescuers

A further 23 people were pulled alive this morning from the ruins of the eight-storey factory which caved in on Wednesday.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your sunny Saturday morning.

# bangladesh - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh

The death toll at the Dkaha collapse has now risen to 159, as accusations of corruption among safety inspectors emerged.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives

Workers had complained about cracks prior to the collapse of the eight-story building.

# bangladesh - Friday 1 March, 2013

Death toll in Bangladesh war crimes clashes rises to 53

Violence erupted during protests yesterday with 23 people shot dead after police opened fire in clashes with demonstrators.

# bangladesh - Monday 3 December, 2012

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest

Protests have entered their second week after 110 people died in Bangladesh’s worst ever clothing factory fire.

# bangladesh - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Wal-Mart, Disney clothes found in Bangladesh fire

112 people were killed in the fire on Saturday at the Tazreen Fashions Ltd. factory.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Sean 'Diddy' Combs urged to act after Bangladesh factory fire

Activists want the rapper to campaign for safer conditions at clothing factories in Bangladesh, one of which burned down at the weekend killing 110 staff.

# bangladesh - Monday 26 November, 2012

Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories

Meanwhile, a second blaze broke out a 12-storey factory building, sparking new wave of panic.

# bangladesh - Sunday 25 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the 9 things you need to know this Sunday morning.

At least 112 killed in fire at Bangladesh garment factory

The seven-storey factory had three fire exits – but all led through the ground floor where the fire broke out.

# bangladesh - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot

The suspect’s father said he spent all of his savings to send him to America to study so he would have a better chance at life.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York

The man believed he was about to detonate a car bomb outside the Federal Reserve – but the FBI had been closely watching him for some time and foiled the attack.

# bangladesh - Friday 21 September, 2012

From The42 McCullum makes history on the double against Bangladesh

McCullum makes history on the double against Bangladesh

New Zealand batsman looks like setting the T20 Cricket World Cup on fire.

# bangladesh - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From The42 Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat Fine Margins

Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat

Despite a one run loss, the batsman vowed that Ireland would come out swinging this afternoon.

# bangladesh - Friday 20 July, 2012

From The42 Bangladesh pip Ireland in Twenty20 thriller Unlucky

Bangladesh pip Ireland in Twenty20 thriller

The Irish side were beaten, despite Trent Johnston hitting a six on the last ball.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

From The42 Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland Match Report

Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland

The Irish team were beaten comprehensively in a Twenty20 international at Stormont this evening.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.

# bangladesh - Thursday 15 March, 2012

117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking

Five more bodies have been pulled from the water today – bringing the death toll from the boat crash to 117.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash

At least 200 people were on board when the double-deck ferry went down in the early hours of the morning, and more fatalities are expected to be confirmed.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report

A major survey carried out by the charity Save the Children has highlighted the problem of child malnutrition.

# bangladesh - Sunday 8 May, 2011

Gardaí issue appeal for missing teen

Sazzad Alam Bihare, originally from Bangladesh, has been missing since Monday, 2 May and was last seen at Glendoher Drive in Rathfarnham.

# bangladesh - Friday 15 April, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Bangladeshi man survives nine days trapped in cargo container

Port worker’s companion died after they were accidentally trapped in the container.

# bangladesh - Monday 11 April, 2011

From The42 View from Down Under: MCG rocks as rivals clash Oz And Them

View from Down Under: MCG rocks as rivals clash

Neil Sherwin makes his mark as he runs us through the AFL news and everything else in Australian sport.

# bangladesh - Thursday 10 March, 2011

From The42 The weekly YouTube top 10 Work Can Wait This post contains videos

The weekly YouTube top 10

Another week, another seven days of sport online.

# bangladesh - Friday 4 March, 2011

From The42 Bangladesh fans stone West Indies bus after heavy defeat Road Rage

Bangladesh fans stone West Indies bus after heavy defeat

Supporters mistook the bus for that of their own team, according to police.

# bangladesh - Saturday 19 February, 2011

From The42 Howzat? A bluffer's guide to the Cricket World Cup Just Not Cricket This post contains videos

Howzat? A bluffer's guide to the Cricket World Cup

Worried that your limited knowledge of limited overs cricket will be shown up over the next six weeks? Not to worry, we’ve got all the info you’ll need to enjoy this year’s Cricket World Cup.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Two arrested after publicly-flogged woman dies

The woman died of her injuries a month after she was sentenced to 40 lashes, following allegations she had engaged in an affair with her step-son.